HPU President Nido Qubein Named 2018-19 Wyndham Championship Honorary Chairman

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein is the 2018 and ‘19 Wyndham Championship honorary chairman, the tournament announced today. The 79th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-19, 2018. As the honorary chairman, Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event which provides important economic […]

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Club Rowing Builds Momentum

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s club sports teach students valuable life skills such as time management and grit. Six years ago, two students had a vision to create a rowing team at High Point University. Today, that team is competing against Division I teams. The […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2018 – High Point University welcomed eight new staff members during the month of June. They are as follows:   Connor Harris joined HPU as the community concierge. He assists with the daily needs of students, faculty and staff and serves as a source of communication for all campus and […]

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Local Teens Welcomed to HPU and HPPD’s Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2018 – A group of local middle and high school students who competed for spots in the High Point Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy began their work in leadership development on campus at High Point University yesterday. “We’re the next generation of leaders, and this program serves the foundation for […]

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HPU Track Record-Breakers Callicutt and Stainback Celebrate Victory

Pictured from left to right are Scott Hall, associate head men’s track and field coach; Gabriel Stainback, HPU high-jump record breaker; Rick Callicutt, HPU alumnus and previous high jump record holder; Mike Esposito, men’s track and field head coach; and Dan Hauser, HPU athletic director. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2018 – Today during a […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2018 –  High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of May. They are as follows:   Miche Jones joined the Office of Human Resources at HPU as a human resources coordinator. She assists campus departments with staffing open positions, posts employment opportunities on the web and […]

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HPU Recognizes Retiring Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2018 – High Point University recently honored retiring faculty Ed Simpson and Michael Ingram for their combined 41 years of service to the campus and community.   Simpson, chair and professor of theatre performance, came to High Point University in 2008 after a distinguished career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. […]

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On the Right Track: Success Coaches Help Students Find their Passion

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Success Coaches help students discover what they’re passionate about. When Ross Pavlovich headed south from his New England hometown of Marblehead, Massachusetts, to High Point University in 2014, he wasn’t really sure what he wanted to do with his life. He […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Recent Graduate Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award Evan Dupuis, a 2018 graduate, won the Mark of Excellence Award for online feature reporting at the Society of Professional Journalists Region […]

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The Art of the Possible

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how students gain life skills at HPU that will help them in their careers. Don’t be intimidated by life’s obstacles. That’s a lesson Christine DiFerdinando McKnight learned during her time at High Point University. She took it with her when she graduated, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – High Point University recently welcomed six new staff members. They are as follows: Kristen Bunner joined the Office of Global Education at HPU as the coordinator of global education. She plans cross-cultural campus events and activities and promotes international opportunities for HPU students. She also manages the office’s […]

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